Arts & Entertainment

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Sketches of pain: Miles high

Despite onscreen flashes of genius, this vile, violent depiction of Davis feeds into the worst stereotypes white racists have about African-American people.

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A book of considerable consequence: "Chasing the Scream"

"Why did the drug war start and why does it continue and what happens if you choose a radically different policy?"

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“Breaking Bad” belongs to pantheon of great, dark TV

Breaking Bad has made a centerpiece out of the realities of class and economic vulnerability.